Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

how do i tell you

 

how do i tell you that i never meant to cause your ache

i never meant to rob the moon from your sky

and yet now i’m starless

far removed from any good i possessed.

 

how do i tell you the only good thing

is for you to stay away from me;

i’m worthless if i can’t make your eyes shine.

 

how do i tell you that my world has stopped turning without you;

there’s a huge difference between living and alive.

 

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9 thoughts on “how do i tell you

  1. This is one of your best.

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      good morning Andrew, how are you feeling? i appreciate that very much 🙂🥃🥃

      1. Feeling great. Thanks for asking.
        Have a good one.

      2. Joseph Pinto says:

        awesome, glad to hear it! you too!

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